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Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder

alaTest has collected and analyzed 34 reviews of Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and design. The usability and price are also appreciated. Many are critical about the battery, and the size and zoom get mixed views.

portability, price, usability, design, image quality


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Canon MV930 Digitale camcorder is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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The MV930fs slim, upright design fits large hands well.

Canon's MV960 won our award for Best Video Product in 2006, so we had high hopes for the nearly identical MV930.

Feb, 2007

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Sony HVR-Z1: good pro/semi pro camera


This is certainly not a camera just for someone who wants to take the occaisional holiday video. However, with thiis you can take really good quality proffessional video. The camera is much bigger and bulkier than a handicam, and also has a much larger...

quality, controls

weight, price

Nov, 2008

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Sony Handycam DCR-TRV270: this is the camera you want


This Is the Best camera for the price. I have had mine for going on 3 1/2 years. it has good picture quality. make sure. you use high 8 tapes. if you connect it to the computer you'll have to hit menu and go down to the settings and hit yes for usb...

takes good picture good sound good quality

that you have to buy lot of tapes

Oct, 2008

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Canon MV 930: No nudity allowed apparently. rats!


I often look at myself in the the mirror and think that today, I am going to do great things. Often this involves shooting a major Hollywood blockbuster complete with dazzling special effects. Strangely this has never happened as I quickly realise that...

Jan, 2008

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Canon MV930: No nudity allowed apparently. rats!


I often look at myself in the the mirror and think that today, I am going to do great things. Often this involves shooting a major Hollywood blockbuster complete with dazzling special effects. Strangely this has never happened as I quickly realise that...

Small and does the job

Sound a bit ropey . Unaccomadating wife

Jan, 2008

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Canon DC 10: Ultra Compact Camcorder


Gadgets are a pet love of mine and compact has always intrigued me when it comes to cameras and mobiles, and so when it came to buying a camcorder for my month long trip in many different places across Europe, I decided to splash out and treat myself,...

good effective resolution, compact

small optical zoom

Jun, 2007

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Canon MV800: smile please your on candid camera


Smart little camcorder light and easy to use. Accessories camera came with compact power adaptor battery pack lithium button battery lens cap and cord stereo video cable scart adaptor It was brought for me as a present i think it cost around £200. I...

light easy to use

no long play feature

Jun, 2007

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Canon XL2: Go PRO for less


The Canon XL2 is the pro-sumer miniDV camcorder that is most often spotted on the sets of low budget and independent films. Not because it is a cheap option, but because for a fraction of the cost of a professional rig, you can deliver the same...

Interchageable lens system, 2xXLR inputs built in, adjustable viewfinder position

Not good for low light performance, bulky when compared to consumer units, not HD

May, 2007

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Sexy and Functional


The Sony Handycam DCR TRV270, a Digital8 model (a combination of the Hi8 analogue tape and the digital codec), achieves a perfect balance between high quality and affordability. Not only is this superb video-camera highly functional, boasting an...

Great audio and visual quality, affordable, lots of features, brilliant zoom

Not for the seasoned professional

Mar, 2007

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Fierce Test


Purchasing this Canon MV930 camcorder was a nervous experience, what with several males all going abroad with a host of activities...

Feb, 2007

Product Specifications


Audio dubbing: Yes
Built-in Microphone: Yes


Battery life (max):4 / 4.30 / 4.5
Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-2L5


3D compatibility: No
Camcorder Type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:2


Color of product:Grey / Silver


Built-in display: Yes
Display aspect ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:2.7
Display Resolution:112000


Built-in flash:N / No
Built-in light: No

Image Sensor

Effective megapixels (movie):0.47
Optical sensor resolution:800000
Optical sensor size:1 / 6
Sensor Type:CCD
Total megapixels:0.8

Lens System

Digital Zoom:800
Filter size:N
Focal length range (f-f):1.72 - 42.9
Image Stabilizer: Yes
Interchangeable Lens: No
Minimum aperture number:1.8
Optical Zoom:25

Other Features

Art: Yes
Auto focus: Yes
Expansion Slots:Memory Card
I/O ports:USB\nAV\n / USB\nIEEE 1394 (Firewire)\nDV\nAV / USB\nIEEE 1394 (Firewire)\nDV\nAV\n
Lens system:25x / 800x / f/1.8
Manual focus: Yes
Mirror: Yes
Night mode: Yes
Resolution:640 x 480
Sports: Yes
Spotlight: Yes

Packaging Content

Bundled software:ZoomBrowser (Windows), ImageBrowser (Macintosh)

Ports & interfaces

DV port: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
S-Video in: No
S-Video out: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1


Camera shutter speed:1/2000 / 1/2000 ~ 1/6

Still Image

Still image resolution(s):640 x 480


Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type:Mini-DV / No
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / SD
Disc types supported: No


Viewfinder screen size:0.33

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.62 / 4.53
Height:3.62 / 4.53